State Assembly announces revised child sex abuse victims bill could pass by next week

State Assembly announces revised child sex abuse victims bill could pass by next week

BY KENNETH LOVETT, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, June 3, 2017

ALBANY — The state Assembly Friday introduced a reworked bill designed to make it easier for child sex abuse survivors to seek justice as adults — and it’s expected to pass as soon as next week.

The bill goes slightly further than a previous version that had been criticized by abuse survivors, who now support it.

Bill sponsor Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) said the plan is to move the bill through committee starting Tuesday and then have a full floor vote later in the week.

It’s the culmination of years of work on this issue — and 2017, it’s high-time we get it done,” Rosenthal said.

The Assembly previously passed  . . . 

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